Friday, March 2, 2012
Via Bolts by the Bay: Lightning Look to Continue Push
As the Tampa Bay Lightning head into Friday night, they sit six points out of the playoffs. The Winnipeg Jets are holding on to eighth place with a one point lead over rival Washington. The playoff bubble has become tighter and tighter as the season has progressed. Just 6 points separate 8th and 12th place in the Eastern Conference. The Maple Leafs have dropped off in the last few weeks, the Sabres, Jets, and our Lightning have been winning with some consistency, while the Capitals have struggled to win big games against conference rivals. However, all of these teams have a solid chance at the eighth place spot. However, for tonight, the Lightning are focused on one thing: the first place Rangers...more.